WeWork’s Former CEO Adam Neumann Lists Off-Grid Estate In Marin County

SHANGHAI, CHINA – APRIL 12: Adam Neumann, co-founder chief govt officer of WeWork, and Victor … [+] Fung Kwok-king (R), chairman of Fung Group, attend a signing ceremony at WeWork Weihai Highway flagship on April 12, 2018 in Shanghai, China. World’s main co-working house firm WeWork will purchase China-based rival bare Hub for 400 million U.S. . (Photograph by Jackal Pan/Visible China Group through Getty Photographs)

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One other property owned by WeWork’s co-founder and former CEO is in the marketplace. This time Adam Neumann has listed his seven bed room, 14-bath residence for $27.5 million virtually two years after he bought the property for $21.four million (it had been listed for $25 million). Set on almost 11 acres in Marin County, the complete property is designed for off-grid residing with photo voltaic panels, geo-thermal heating, a personal water nicely, orchard, giant backyard and services for protecting chickens and bees. The 10,000-square foot primary home is also referred to as the “Guitar Home” since the lounge is within the form of a guitar—as per the needs of prior proprietor, information communications magnate Michael Klein, who was an enormous music fan. Within the wake of departing from WeWork (and a latest snub by main WeWork investor Softbank) Neumann is attempting to shed extra of his actual property portfolio. In February of this yr Neumann listed his New York triplex for $37.5 million which continues to be in the marketplace on the identical asking worth.
This California getaway, about ten minutes from the town of San Francisco, makes use of rammed earth building to offer a contemporary tackle adobe and Mission fashion structure. Klein, an avid environmentalist, wished the home to make use of solely reclaimed wooden and as little cement as potential. He employed eco-architect Sim Van der Ryn to assemble the house which ended up taking 5 years to finish.
You may get a greater really feel for the house should you have a look at it from the again first.

One of many outside entertaining areas


Right here is the custom-built music studio which additionally has a wall-sized film display screen (on the wall simply out of body on the left fringe of the image). Previous to this home being constructed, in 2002, the prevailing home had belonged to music producer Invoice Graham, who is usually credited with being the person who helped The Grateful Lifeless have such early success (it helped that Graham owned two outstanding San Francisco music venues—The Fillmore and Winterland Area). When Klein, additionally an enormous fan of the identical band, bought the property he had Graham’s home torn down however included in his design needs that Van der Ryn attraction to a ‘deadhead’ decor theme.

Guitar room


Right here is the entrance of the property, which reveals how it’s designed to let in as a lot pure mild as potential.

Entrance view of the house


Indoors the kitchen has an enormous island with chef-grade home equipment. Within the foreground of the photograph you’ll be able to see the person drawers for holding grains and spices.



Right here’s the lounge/consuming space to the facet of the kitchen.

Eating Space


A primary front room reveals off extra of the inside columns and the room divider in a refined mission fashion decor.

Dwelling Room


The format of the primary a part of the home is oriented to have prolonged exposures to the again of the property, which ends up in an elongated walkway. This reveals a close-up of the of the columns and the striated shades of desert tones.



An entertaining space has a full-size bar and informal seating space close to the hearth.

Entertaining space


The primary bed room has non-public entry to the patio plus a fire.

Primary bed room


Hooked up to the primary bed room is that this toilet with cupboards designed to wrap across the curved wall.

Primary Lavatory


A view of the property from above reveals the two-story slide that results in the pool. You may also see the roof of the pool home.



The property additionally comes with a visitor home, pool cabana, tennis court docket, indifferent exercise studio and regulation racquetball court docket. For extra data see the itemizing web page with Joshua Deitch of Compass.

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